3-Series (E21, E30)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.
I know their earlier kits were having issues with the caliper bracket snapping off but they might of gotten that issue sorted out now. You could do a 5 lug swap with E30 M3 parts. The stock M3 brakes will be a nice upgrade over the stock 325 stuff plus with it being 5 lug you will have a lot more brake and wheel upgrade options. I plan on going 5 lug in the next couple months because the parts are relatively cheep and the conversion is pretty simple to do with hand tools and some pullers.
Not enough heat dissipation, I need upsized rotors of some sort.
My plan was/is the IE BBK with EBC Yellow Stuf 'R' pads.
Converting to the 5 lug isnt an option.. good luck finding enough complete parts to do it inexpensively. Plus the 4 lugs can handle quite a bit of torque, I know people with 400+ ft/lbs torque out of their e30s and still use 4 lugs, even long term.
That, and the IE engine management system for the e30 when it comes out later this month! -drool-
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